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B’days & a look way back

Mumbles

Happy Birthday Judy, George and all! Feb. 22 is the birthday of a few pretty important people... George Washington is the “Father of his country.” Oh, wherefore art thou now George? More...

Thinking outside the box (of chocolates)

Studies have consistently shown that most women consider a Valentine’s Day gift more meaningful than something from Santa. More...

Never trust government numbers

Other Voices   President Obama said in his State of the Union speech, “We’ve already agreed to more than $2 trillion in cuts and savings.”  That was reassuring.  More...

Bug de jour?

Other Voices

There are few foods that I won’t eat.  I had an aversion to green beans as a child, but I outgrew it.  I’ve made no secret of my dislike for mushrooms. More...

Get out the glue traps

All That’s Fit to Print

This really happened. A cobra escaped in its owner’s home in Brownsville, Texas, last month. The snake eluded capture until last week when it was found stuck to a glue trap. Really.  More...

Citizens cry foul

Dear editor,  More...

Not the way to run a government

Capital Impact   Once in a while, you’ll see an inspiring and visionary idea emerge from under the Golden Dome of our state capitol.  Zell Miller’s establishment of a state lottery to raise college scholarship money for high sc More...

Time running out for renewing drivers licenses

From our Files

10 YEARS AGO  Feb. 13, 2002   EARLY Bancshares Inc., parent company of the Bank of Early, announces the election of Dr. Patricia Cleveland to the board of directors during their annual shareholder meetings.  More...